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Re: FSFS revprop packing: use cases

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:37:36 -0400

On 08/25/2011 09:29 AM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:09 AM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>> Paul Querna --- who wrote the initial revprop packing patch (the f5 one,
>> which has been reverted) --- mentions that his use case for revprop
>> packing has vanished due to hardware upgrades (acquiring SSD l2arc
>> disks).
>
> Not everybody has an SSD.
>
>> With that in mind, what's the fate of the (flat files -based)
>> 'revprop-packing' branch? Will anyone need it by the time 1.8.0 is
>> released? If not, we may forget about the branch and avoid finishing
>> and reintegrating it for 1.8.0.
>
> I'd still like to get the branch reintegrated back to trunk. The code
> is written, is there a compelling reason (other than status quo bias)
> *not* to get it back to trunk?

. o O ( Because danielsh and stsp don't want to think about successor-id
packing? :-) )

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-08-25 15:38:15 CEST

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